Amid a tumultuous chapter of injustice and outrage in American history comes “The Hate U Give,” a feature film sure to capture the moment and ignite conversation.
From 20th Century Fox, director George Tillman Jr., and writers Audrey Wells and Tina Mabry, based on Angie Thomas’ best-selling novel of the same name, the film tells the story of Starr Carter (played by Amandla Stenberg), a teenage girl who lives something of a double life between a poor black neighborhood and a predominantly white high school. After witnessing the murder of her childhood friend at the hand of a police officer, Starr becomes enmeshed in the community’s ensuing protests.
Out in theaters Oct. 19, the film co-stars Regina Hall, Russell Hornsby, Issa Rae, KJ Apa, Anthony Mackie, and Common. Mark your calendars and check out the new trailer below.
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